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Singing for a cure for Crohn’s disease

Singing for a cure for Crohn’s disease

ORANGE – Dasi Sessel, a tenth-grader from Orange, never considered age as a barrier to changing the world. So, as soon as she began pursuing her passion for singing in… Read more »

Hebrew High School welcomes a new Torah

Hebrew High School welcomes a new Torah

The community came out in force on Sunday, May 18, as the Hebrew High School of New England (HHNE) welcomed their first sefer Torah. For HHNE, it was the culmination… Read more »

West Hartford opthalmologist with a keen eye on tikkun olam

West Hartford opthalmologist with a keen eye on tikkun olam

By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – Alan Solinsky takes the Fourth Commandment very seriously. When he teaches teens at the Teen Leadership & Philanthropy Institute, part of the Jewish… Read more »

Jewish Community Foundation appoints Rise Roth as VP of philanthropy

Jewish Community Foundation appoints Rise Roth as VP of philanthropy

Special to the Ledger   WEST HARTFORD – Rise Roth has joined the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford as the vice president for philanthropy, it was announced recently by… Read more »

Former West Hartford intern rabbi receives ordination

Former West Hartford intern rabbi receives ordination

Special to the Ledger   NEW YORK, N.Y. – Haggai Resnikoff, who served as intern rabbi at Beth David Synagogue in West Hartford, was ordained as a rabbi by Yeshivat… Read more »

Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz to be honored by AJC

Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz to be honored by AJC

Special to the Ledger   GREENWICH – Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz of Temple Sholom in Greenwich will be honored by AJC Global Jewish Advocacy on Wednesday evening, May 28, at… Read more »

Bloomfield head of school speaks at national conference

Bloomfield head of school speaks at national conference

Special to the Ledger   BLOOMFIELD – Rabbi Eliot Feldman, head of school of the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy in Bloomfield, was a guest presenter at the recent… Read more »

Keeping teeth happy – in Japanese

Keeping teeth happy – in Japanese

Special to the Ledger   TRUMBULL – Dr. Mark A. Breiner, a Trumbull-based dentist in private practice for more than 30 years, has announced publication of a Japanese edition of… Read more »

Ridgefield resident stands up for human rights

Ridgefield resident stands up for human rights

Special to the Ledger   NEW YORK, N.Y. – Gerry Sherman of Ridgefield joined Jewish American leaders from across the country on a mission to Washington, D.C. to lobby members… Read more »

New youth directors at Hartford Chabad

New youth directors at Hartford Chabad

Special to the Ledger   WEST HARTFORD – Rabbi Yehuda and Chaya Matusof have been appointed youth directors of Chabad House of Greater Hartford located in West Hartford, it was… Read more »

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